Asus issued a warning to other companies involved in the PC market and not to customers. They can only profit by the continued decline, and it seems they will also experience falling prices over a longer period.
According to Mercury Research figures, the PC market saw a sharp drop in the first quarter. Not only did the desktop segment suffer, but also laptops didn’t sell as well. Asus has stated that it anticipates a further decline of the whole PC market, which will be around 10%.
Asus speaks about the sales of laptop and desktop PCs in the second quarter. It expects a decline of about 10 percent. However, Asus says that it expects a quarter-on-quarter drop of 10 percent for components for DIY (mainly motherboards, graphics) and 10 to 15% for components for DIY. .
Interest in Radeons is likely lower than it was in the first quarter of the year. AMD has already introduced the Raise The Game bundle. It stated that it doesn’t know all the details, such as the dealers it partners with or what gift it will offer its Radeons. Sniper Elite 5 and Saint’s Row are being discussed.